CVE-2006-4805

NameCVE-2006-4805
Descriptionepan/dissectors/packet-xot.c in the XOT dissector (dissect_xot_pdu) in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.9.8 through 0.99.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and crash) via an encoded XOT packet that produces a zero length value when it is decoded.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1201-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs396258
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wireshark (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1.2.11-6+squeeze14fixed
squeeze (lts)1.8.2-5wheezy16~deb6u1fixed
wheezy1.8.2-5wheezy12fixed
wheezy (security)1.8.2-5wheezy16fixed
jessie1.12.1+g01b65bf-4fixed
jessie (security)1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.12.6+gee1fce6-1fixed
sid1.12.7+g7fc8978-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
etherealsourcesarge0.10.10-2sarge9mediumDSA-1201-1
wiresharksource(unstable)0.99.4-1medium396258

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